For more than 80 years, Clarks Summit University has prepared men and women for Christ-honoring careers and ministries across the globe.

Located in the foothills of the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania, the university offers programs ranging from a one-year Bible certificate to associate, bachelor’s, masters and doctorate degrees.

The Word of God is the foundation of our high-quality academic programs and welcoming student community.

More than 40 undergraduate academic programs range from full-time ministry concentrations to business and communications majors.

Our graduate programs offer a deeper academic experience in education, counseling, literature and organizational leadership from a thoroughly biblical perspective.

Baptist Bible Seminary equips pastors, missionaries, and educators in highly flexible and immediately applicable masters and doctorate degrees.

Convenient online programs are available at all academic levels, from our unique High School Dual Enrollment program through Ph.D.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Bachelor's

Clarks Summit University Online

Clarks Summit University’s online Bible and Theology major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for ministry preparation and has an interest in learning the ... [+]

Clarks Summit University’s online Bible and Theology major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for ministry preparation and has an interest in learning the original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion.

Major Courses

Building on the CSU Core, students will engage in serious study of God’s Word and the study of the original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew earning students 12 credits of dual-enrolled credit with Baptist Bible Seminary. Courses include:

NT502 – Elements of Greek 1 NT503 – Elements of Greek 2 OT502 – Elements of Hebrew 1 OT503 – Elements of Hebrew 2 6 credits of Undergraduate Ministry Communication Electives 12 credits of Undergraduate Biblical Studies Electives ... [-]
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September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 years
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Clarks Summit University Online

You’ll be exposed to the entire spectrum of business practices, preparing you to enter the professional business world and to manage complex situations while maintaining ... [+]

You’ll be exposed to the entire spectrum of business practices, preparing you to enter the professional business world and to manage complex situations while maintaining an ethical and biblical perspective. Major Courses

You will engage in a series of business courses covering everything from economics and accounting to marketing and personal finance. You’ll benefit hands-on experience in a business internship, allowing you to apply classroom concepts to real-world situations.

Courses include:

Introduction to Business Economics Management Information Systems Financial Accounting Management and Organization Marketing Business Law and Ethics Business Internship or Business Strategy Capstone Pursue your Passion ... [-]
USA USA Online
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 years
Online
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Clarks Summit University Online

Clarks Summit University’s online Christian Ministries major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for practical ministry preparation in pursuit of godly Chr ... [+]

Clarks Summit University’s online Christian Ministries major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for practical ministry preparation in pursuit of godly Christian leadership. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion.

Major Courses

Building on the CSU Core, students will engage in serious study of God’s Word as it relates to ministry leadership and practical ministry skills. The program provides students with 18 credits of elective space within the major courses to allow the adult learner to tailor the degree towards their ministry aspirations. Courses include:

PS310 – Dynamics of Discipleship PA311 – Personal Life of the Ministry Leader EM412 – Family Life of the Ministry Leader EM413 – Foundations of Ministry Leadership 18 Credits of Ministry Leadership Electives Pursue your Passion ... [-]
USA USA Online
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 years
Online
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Clarks Summit University Online

Build a biblical foundation in counseling and prepare for studies at the graduate level. ... [+]

Clarks Summit University’s online Counseling Ministries Bachelor of Science major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for a biblical foundation in counseling and preparation for studies at the graduate level. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion.

Major Courses

Building on the CSU Core, students will engage in counseling and psychology courses that are founded upon, focused on, and filtered through the lens of Scripture. For students keen on graduate studies and the pursuit of state licensure, they can take up to 18 credits of dual-enroll courses through the Master of Science in Counseling program at Clarks Summit University’s Graduate School.... [-]

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Open Enrollment
English
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4 years
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Clarks Summit University Online

You’ll be prepared for careers in law enforcement, courts, and corrective systems as you gain a unique foundation in theology, sociology, and psychology alongside a redem ... [+]

You’ll be prepared for careers in law enforcement, courts, and corrective systems as you gain a unique foundation in theology, sociology and psychology alongside a redemptive, ethical and service-minded approach to the field.

Major Courses

You will engage with a spectrum of criminal justice skills from a biblical perspective, allowing you to pursue a career that goes beyond simply enforcing a set of rules to helping the hearts of hurting people.

Courses include:

Theological Foundations Justice and Restoration Introduction to Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Substance Abuse Criminology Juvenile Justice Systems of Correction Criminal Law Ethics and Professionalism Criminal Justice Management Criminal Procedures Pursue your Passion ... [-]
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Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
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MSc

Clarks Summit University Online

The 60-credit, online Master of Science in Counseling (M.Sc.) degree prepares students for career ministry opportunities in professional, entry-level positions that requi ... [+]

The 60-credit, online Master of Science in Counseling (M.Sc.) degree prepares students for career ministry opportunities in professional, entry-level positions that require state licensure. The M.Sc. program emphasizes a biblical counseling model while equipping students for state licensure or doctoral work in the fields of counseling or psychology.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Counseling degree consists of 48 credits of required coursework and 12 credits of elective courses to pursue focus areas in the field of counseling. Students will start the program with a strong biblical foundation that sets the framework and tone for the remainder of the program.

The Bible is the foundation, focus, and filter throughout the entire M.Sc. program allowing students to competently deal with secular theories without comprising biblical truth as students pursue state licensure.... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
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Master

Clarks Summit University Online

The 94-credit, online Master of Divinity program at Baptist Bible Seminary is a professional ministry degree that prepares men and women for Christian leadership through ... [+]

Clarks Summit University’s online Master’s Degrees are designed with the adult learner in mind. CSU’s course layout and eight-week sessions allow students to earn their Master’s Degree while pursuing what God has for them now. Each class will allow you to engage with your coursework and peers when you decide to allow you the flexibility to control your schedule.

Graduate students will benefit from the core values of CSU’s mission statement as they prepare to either advance within their current employment or transition into a new ministry or career opportunity. Each program’s core provides the framework of higher education for all of our students. This will prepare them for a:... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 6 years
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Clarks Summit University Online

The online, 30-credit Master of Ministry program at Baptist Bible Seminary’s combines knowledge and practical skills, enhancing your current and future ministry. The degr ... [+]

Clarks Summit University’s online Master’s Degrees are designed with the adult learner in mind. CSU’s course layout and eight-week sessions allow students to earn their Master’s Degree while pursuing what God has for them now. Each class will allow you to engage with your coursework and peers when you decide to allow you the flexibility to control your schedule.

Graduate students will benefit from the core values of CSU’s mission statement as they prepare to either advance within their current employment or transition into a new ministry or career opportunity. Each program’s core provides the framework of higher education for all of our students. This will prepare them for a:... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
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